Monday, February 17, 2020

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the nationalist party Sinn Fein rehabilitated

Sinn Fein supporters celebrate their victory in the Irish legislative elections in Cork on February 9. HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS"World" editorial. Neither the reunification of Ireland nor Brexit figured at the heart of the campaign for the...

"Singapore-on-Thames", seriously?

The slogan invented by the supporters of Brexit ignores the complexity of the negotiations on the relations that London will maintain with the continent, observes Stéphane Lauer, editorialist in "Le Monde", in his column.

extremely tight results, according to a poll after the polls

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar voted in Castleknock, a suburb of Dublin, on Saturday February 8. Damien Storan / APIrish legislative elections promise to be extremely tight for Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who hoped to take advantage of...

The farewell of Nigel Farage to the European Parliament, this may be a detail for you …

The leader of the Brexit Party, Nigel Farage, on January 29, at the European Parliament in Brussels. Sean Gallup / Getty Images / AFPWill laugh well… Morale in...

Former House of Commons star speaker accused of harassment in UK

Former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow speaking to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London on September 24, 2019. TOLGA AKMEN / AFPWhen he presided over the House of Commons with scathing...

The Lille National Orchestra, cultural diplomat in Brexit time

Alexandre Bloch and the ONL (here in 2016 during his very first concert at the head of the ONL) himself lived in London and Manchester for several years. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFPUniversal masterpieces by Maurice Ravel, Claude...

"After Brexit, can the primacy of English continue even though it is no longer one of the official languages ​​of the Union? "

Tribune. Will the European Union (EU) continue to speak mostly English after the UK has left it? As we know, more than 90% of European Council and Commission documents, as well as most of the oral communications from European...

"For the European Union, post-Brexit presents a much more serious challenge than for Boris Johnson"

VSin contrast to appearances, Boris Johnson has the easiest task. For the post-Brexit era, he just promised everything and its opposite. The challenge remains political. The British Prime Minister has to move from slogan to program, get out of...

For French fishermen, "overnight, Brexit became concrete"

French fishermen should be able to return quickly to the waters of the Channel Island of Guernsey. "I think by the end of the week (February 3-9), if we work as we said, things will get back...

Boris Johnson promises urgent climate action after scathing criticism

Boris Johnson and naturalist David Attenborough chat with schoolchildren at the London Science Museum on February 4. CHRIS J RATCLIFFE / APThe prestigious audience gathered on Tuesday, February 4, at the London Science Museum was not enough...

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The bad example of American democracy

"World" editorial. Rarely profession of faith will have sounded so false. In a plea on Western values ​​aimed at...

Storm Dennis kills one in the UK

Posted today at 11:14 am FactualIn the UK, storm Dennis killed a man, and hundreds of planes were grounded.Storm Dennis,...

"On the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the voice of France has died out"

Tribune. As soon as Donald Trump announced his peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Tuesday, January 28, which he describes as"Agreement of the...

University exchanges between France and China disrupted by the coronavirus

On January 13, the sponsorship ceremony for the new promotion of the Franco-Chinese Institute created by the Kedge business school with the Renmin People's...

"By sanctioning Manchester City, UEFA signals a turning point"

Chronic. It is therefore a deflagration, the effects of which remain largely unknown. By suspending Manchester City from any European competition for two seasons,...